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Thursday April 2, 2015

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19th Hole Casino & Lounge

2746 W. Tregallas Rd. Antioch CA | (925) 757-6545

Come down and root for Antioch's own Deer Valley's HS All-American Marcus Lee #00 as his Kentucky Wildcat's team plays Wisconsin Sat. 6:00 PM in a final four game.

April Income Tax Bonus Tournament info.

Watch all games from a front row seat in front of one of our 22 HDTV's, with your own bartender to wait on you, how cool is that? $3 bloody marys starting @ 9 AM every Saturday & Sunday!

Play $3-$6 & No-Limit TEXAS HOLD'EM 7 days a week!

See schedule for Warriors | Sharks

Free TEXAS HOLDEM TOURNAMENT (for beginners) Fri., Sat; @ 12PM.

Cap's Bar & Grill

144 Oak St., Brentwood, CA | (925) 634-1025

Have an event coming up? Use our beautiful, newly redecorated, banquet room or let Cap's cater it.

Call Jimmy or Elaine for reservations.

First announcement! Bacchus Society Dinner Thursday 4/23.

Celia's Mexican Restaurant

523 W. 10th St., Antioch | (925) 754-1355


Have you tried the Chicken en Crema? Chunks of chicken sauteed in onions, bell peppers, spices and a sour cream sauce served with rice, beans and tortillas $13.30

FREE happy hour appetizer plate, this is yummy, available Mon-Fri in the bar after 3PM, with two drink purchase, two beers will do it.

Having a party? Checkout the CATERING MENU

Photo of the Week


10 Facts About Easter More Interesting

Than the Chocolate

By S.E. Batt

As holidays go, Easter is a strange one. We’re here today to look at Easter’s origins, and how it’s celebrated around the world. Just make sure to keep some chocolate on standby in case of cravings.

Read More

Harvest Park Bowl

5000 Balfour Rd., Brentwood | (925) 516-1221

Easter bowling special, Summer Leagues forming now, it's all happening at Harvest Park Bowl in April.

Good food at a bowling alley? See the menu.

The most fun you can have in Brentwood!!!!!!

Historic Photo of the Week

1970 Antioch High School Baseball Champions

Antioch High School 1970 Baseball Champions

Inducted into the Antioch Sports Legends Museum in 2009

FRONT ROW, L to R: Mike Lucido, Vic Thornhill, Art Acosta, Larry Hopwood, Dan Tuck, Bruce Moar, Alan Brown, Vern Martin BACK ROW: Coach Snelson, John Beaudin, Junior Grant, Gary Sheide, Dave Tassell, Harold Turley, Greg Glod, Greg Sheide, Manager Kyle Kline (Steve Parks, not pictured)

As the 1960s came to a close, a new era began for Antioch baseball with the phenomenal performance of the 1970 Panther team. Its biggest strength, according to a local sports editor, “was (its) lack of weaknesses.” The team earned Antioch the school’s second consecutive Diablo Valley Athletic League title and had five players in the league’s top 20 batters.

The DVAL champions compiled a record of 14-2 in league play... more


The Antioch Historical Museum, 1500 W. 4th St., Antioch. Open 1PM - 4 PM every Weds & Sat. Admission is free. Are you interested in local history? Do you have old photos or artifact you'd like to share? Would you like to host an event on the museum grounds? Kitchen, BBQ, and banquet room available. Make your next special event historical. Contact the museum (925) 757-1326.

Lone Tree Golf & Event Center

4800 Golf Course Rd. Antioch | (925) 706-4220

Check out the April calendar of golf specials.

THURSDAY NIGHT MUSIC is back woohoo.

FAMILY DINNER NIGHT every Wednesday starting at 5pm $14.95 for Adults, $8.95 for kids 4-12, menu changes every week (see Wed April 8th MENU) call 706-4232 for menu.

Easter Brunch announcement.

New golf lessons package. Lighted DRIVING RANGE hit golf ball in the dark after work. Keeps your game sharp.

Lone Tree's Catering department handled more than 300 inhouse banquets last year. Also, they will cook (for your event) and you can pick it up. They also cook, deliver, setup, serve and cleanup for you. How accomodating is that? Call catering (925) 706-4232.

Mac's Old House Restaurant

3100 E. 18th St., Antioch | (925) 779-1700

LUNCHES start at $4.95 at Mac's.

Full bar singles $2.50; doubles $3.00; triples $3.50

Open 7 Days a week Mon-Fri 11-10PM; Sat & Sun 4-10PM.

Providence Bar & Eatery

2085 Main St., Oakley | (925) 625-0292

See the Starter Menu for yummy snacks popularly priced.

Eggs Benedict $8 served 7 days a week until 11AM and yes it is as good as it looks.

Great burgers, pasta's and salads. Full bar! These folks can cook.

Looking for some fun? How about KAMIKAZE WEDNESDAY KARAOKE & TORTILLA THURSDAYS? Details

Veal Scallopini Cap's Restaurant, Brentwood, CA

Veal Scallopini $23.95 @ Cap's Bar & Grill, Brentwood, CA

Veal slices sauteed with mushrooms and Marsala wine. Served with salad, pasta, fresh vegetables, bread & butter.

See the full Cap's Bar & Grill dinner menu

Realty World Delta Country

3601 Gateway Rd., Bethel Island | (925) 281-4656

Make your move now with Realty World Delta Country & Jerry Fisher.

Bethel Island, Oakley, Discovery Bay waterfront front property specialist. Living on the water is like being on vacation all year. Jerry Fisher broker.

Have you been paying attention to the housing market? Jerry has.

Homes For Sale in Antioch

Homes for Sale in Brentwood

Homes for Sale in Oakley

Homes For Sale in Pittsburg

Straw Hat Pizza

Antioch 754-1520 | Brentwood (925) 634-3664

A forty year tradition in Antioch. Quite possibly East County's best salad bar, beautiful dining room and spacious banquet room make this restaurant a large family, sports team, and club gathering place. Serving beer & wine. Open 7 days for lunch & dinner.

I love the lunch special, salad bar, pizza, soda about $8. Brentwood has a WIFI nice.

Vitality Yoga

Brentwood Yoga Center, 8650 Brentwood Blvd., Brentwood | (925) 998-0462

New! Aroma Yoga class Thursday 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM.
This class is designed to alleviate stress and tension, allowing the body and mind to unwind and find balance. Using do Terra essential oils, we will ease into postures to release excess energies. Emphasis is placed on chakras and their potentials for healing.

Focusing on bringing balance to body, mind, and spirit, Vitality Yoga provides tools intended to help tap into our full potential.

Owner of Vitality Yoga, Andrea Stuart is a 200-RYT Yoga Alliance Certified Instructor.

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Community Events Calendar

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Easter Brunch Buffet Team @ Lone Tree Golf Course, Antioch

Everybody wants a seat at the Easter Brunch Buffet at Lone Tree Golf & Event Center in Antioch. It takes a lot of people to prepare and serve this menu to more than 1,000 people. Please call for reservations (925) 706-4232.

Also This Week!

Music By The Green

Mariachi Thursday

Stump Trivia

Voice East County

49th Annual Antique Bottle Show

Brentwood Farmers Market

Add your club's/organization's events and fundraisers to the Community Calendar FREE

Coupons From Local Businesses

Automotive, Business Services, Dining & Entertainment, Health & Beauty, Home & Garden Coupons to local businesses in Antioch, Brentwood, Oakley and Pittsburg.

photo contest

"Through My Lens"

The Arts & Cultural Foundation of Antioch is proud to present the first photography only exhibit, "Through My Lens", which will feature 35 artists at the Lynn House Gallery from April 11th - May 2nd, 2015. The exhibit begins on April 11th with an artist reception from 2-4 PM and continues through May 2nd. The Lynn House Gallery is open Wednesdays & Saturdays from 1-4 PM during the exhibit. Click on the exhibit web page for more information.

Exhibit Webpage

Note: Next SPOTLIGHT will be delivered Thursday 4/9/2015